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NISTIR 7970

Taxonomic Rules for Password Policies: Translating the Informal to the Formal Language

Date Published: December 2013

Author(s)

Kevin Killourhy (NIST), Yee-Yin Choong (NIST), Mary Theofanos (NIST)

Abstract

Keywords

authentication; passwords; password policy; cybersecurity; computer security; password policy formal grammar
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Documentation

Publication:
NISTIR 7970 (DOI)
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Topics

Security and Privacy
authentication; usability